Why Study the Media?
`It's easy to be snobbish about media culture; the great merit of Roger Silverstone's book is to make the reader understand just how important that culture is' - Richard Sennett, New York University
`A remarkable book which argues for a new paradigm for the study of the media' - Daniel Dayan, Centre National de la Recherche
`A persuasive and sophisticated discussion of the role of the media in modern life at the threshold of the twenty-first century' - Ellen Seiter, University of California
`A very important book, one that moves media theory and argument on at long last. This is an attempt to get people to think differently about the media - not ju